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Watch: Jeff Hendrick Had The Nation On Its Feet With A Gorgeous Curling Strike

Watch: Jeff Hendrick Had The Nation On Its Feet With A Gorgeous Curling Strike

In the first half against Sweden, Ireland unleashed the long range artillery on the Sweden goal.

Strikes from Jeff Hendrick - twice - and Robbie Brady flirted with Isaksson's goal. There was also a glorious chance which grazed the right leg of John O'Shea with the goal beckoning.

It was Hendrick's second which really had people on their feet.

After a nice move, the Derby County midfielder hit a beautiful curling shot which struck the crossbar.

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Had it been ever so slightly lower, it would have been a contender for Ireland's best ever goal at a major tournament.

PJ Browne
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